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Brisbane

4.3
Parks · Wildlife Areas · Gardens

Popular things to do in Brisbane

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Park
South Bank Parklands
4.8
Duration: 5 hours
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Wildlife Area
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
4.6
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Lookout
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Garden
Roma Street Parkland
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Things to do in Brisbane range from riding the Ferris wheel at South Bank Parklands to exploring the city's restaurant scene and beaches. If you're in the mood to update your wardrobe or fill shopping bags with gifts for others, head over to Queen Street Mall, which houses around 700 stores. To get out of the city for a while, take a trip to the white shores of Fraser Island, the largest sand island on the planet and a World Heritage Site.

Side trips from Brisbane

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Aquarium
Sea World Theme Park Main Beach
3.5
Duration: 8 hours
Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World Oxenford
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach Surfers Paradise
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Theme Park
Dreamworld Coomera
3.7
Duration: 8 hours

Parks in Brisbane

Garden
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Garden
City Botanic Gardens
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Park
New Farm Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Brisbane

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Art Museum
Queensland Art Gallery
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
4.1
Duration: 3 hours
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Specialty Museum
Opal Museum
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Distillery Tour
Distillery Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Brisbane

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Art Museum
Gallery of Modern Art
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Brisbane
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Gallery
State Library Of Queensland
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wildlife in Brisbane

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Wildlife Area
Osprey Environmental Centre Brisbane
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
Duration: 8 hours
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Cultural Tour
Black Card Cultural Tours
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
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Helicopter Tour
Pterodactyl Helicopters
5.0
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Water Body
The Brisbane River
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

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